A Poem by Blessed John Henry Newman, 1857

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Saint Philip in His School. This is the Saint of gentleness and kindness, Cheerful in penance, and in precept winning: Patiently healing of their pride and blindness, Souls that are sinning. This is the Saint, who, when the world allures us, Cries her false wares, and opes her magic coffers, Points to a better city, [Read More...]

A Meditation by John Henry Newman

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Catholic Poetry: “Newman,” by George N. Shuster

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NEWMAN BY GEORGE N. SHUSTER Men found you subtle, master, blending skeins Of taut silk thinking with the golden weave Prayer finds in God. A stormy epoch’s eve Stirred your vast silence, till in flaming strains You spoke glory. Yet deeper radiance gains Who, listening close, can still the note perceive That fires your music’s [Read More...]


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